Sunday, December 16, 2018 Headlines & Global News


Audi A7 Jack Self-Driving Car

Audi's Self-Driving Car Begins 550-Mile Road Trip to Las Vegas

Jan 05, 2015 04:58 PM EST

Audi’s A7 Jack driverless car has begun its two-day, 550-mile journey from San Francisco to Las Vegas in what could be the longest recorded ride for an autonomous vehicle.

megalodon shark

10-Million-Year-Old Shark Tooth Found By Fossil Hunter

Dec 23, 2014 10:29 AM EST

A scientist discovered a 10-million-year-old megalodon shark tooth on a public beach in the San Francisco Bay area.


Alcatraz Three - The Most Infamous Prison Escapees - Could Still Be Alive, According To Scientists

Dec 22, 2014 07:26 AM EST

They said it couldn't be done - then three men did it. They escaped from Alcatraz. Could the men still be alive or were the disappeared trio overtaken by the sea?

CodaOctopus 3-D Echoscope sonar profile view of SS City of Rio De Janeiro compared to painting of ship.

NOAA Reveals Stunning 3D Images Of San Francisco's Most Devastating Shipwreck

Dec 12, 2014 04:53 PM EST

Researchers released 3D sonar maps and images of the steamship SS City of Rio de Janeiro that was lost in the waters off San Francisco over a century ago.


Abortion Procedures For Pregnant Women Are No More Dangerous Than Colonoscopies, Study Shows

Dec 10, 2014 06:36 AM EST

New research shows major complications occur in less than a quarter of a percent of patients who get abortions, a number that is comparable to the risks associated with colonoscopies.

eBay Office

eBay Opening 'Smart Stores' that Have 'Magic Mirrors'

Nov 28, 2014 12:56 PM EST

eBay is taking a step out of the online shopping game and into offline retail, teaming up with designer Rebecca Minkoff to open new “smart stores" for the holidays.


Window Washer Falls 60 Feet Off Building And Onto Car Below

Nov 26, 2014 02:25 AM EST

A window washer in San Francisco's financial district fell 11 stories on Friday morning, landing on a moving car on the street below, ABC News reported.

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco Officials to Bid For 2024 Olympic Games

Nov 20, 2014 06:11 PM EST

(Reuters) - A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics and is putting together a proposal for the United States Olympic Committee, officials said on Thursday.

Dog Serves As Mayor Of San Francisco For A Day

Chihuahua Serves As Mayor of San Francisco For A Day (SEE IT)

Nov 18, 2014 09:59 PM EST

(Reuters) - A previously unknown female Chihuahua named Frida has won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day as part of a campaign to support the city's animal shelter.

San Francisco Police Department

Naked San Francisco Man Breaks Into Home

Nov 05, 2014 09:39 AM EST

A couple unexpectedly came face-to-face with a naked intruder Sunday.

The San Francisco area is overdue for a major earthquake.

San Francisco Due For Major Earthquake: New Study Provides Even More Evidence

Oct 15, 2014 10:15 AM EDT

Researchers estimated fault slip below the Bay Area.

San Franscisco Wide Receiver Brandon Lloyd

San Francisco Wide Receiver Can Fly Sky-High (SEE IT)

Oct 07, 2014 11:07 AM EDT

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Lloyd paid Kansas City cornerback Sean Smith no mind when hauling in a pass through the air during the teams' game on Sunday.

Free Wi-Fi Now Available in 32 Public Areas in San Francisco

Free Wi-Fi Now Available in 32 Public Areas in San Francisco

Oct 03, 2014 01:04 PM EDT

San Francisco residents will be happy to hear that they now have free Wi-Fi in public areas, and they have Google to thank.

Fan Couple On Los Angeles Dodgers Kiss Cam

This Couple Turns It Up On The Dodger Stadium Kiss Cam (SEE IT)

Sep 25, 2014 05:21 PM EDT

A San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers fan couple lived it up on The Dodger Stadium Kiss Cam

Uber Wants To Hire 50,000 Veterans

Uber Wants To Hire 50,000 Veterans

Sep 17, 2014 05:14 PM EDT

The ride-sharing service cites already-employed veterans as some of the company’s best drivers.

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